Di Maria arrived in Turin in preparation for signing a contract with Juventus.

Argentine winger Ángel Di Maria arrived in Turin late on Thursday to prepare for signing with Juventus for a year as a free player after his contract with Paris Saint-Germain expires.

Juventus published a video clip on their Twitter account of how the private jet carrying Di Maria landed in Turin, and the 34-year-old football player was received by one of the officials of the Old Lady club.

On Friday, Di Maria will undergo a scheduled medical examination before signing a contract that will receive him 7 million euros for one season, according to Italy.

Di Maria spent seven years in Saint-Germain, during which he won the French championship and the French Cup five times, as well as four times the League Cup and the Cup of Local Champions and reached the Champions League final for the first time. Club history in 2020.

In terms of personal performance, the former Benfica, Real Madrid and Manchester United player made Saint-Germain history as the best assister of all time with 112 assists, scoring 95 goals in 295 matches in all competitions.

After being an indispensable mainstay in the squad, Di Maria found himself on the bench last season after the arrival of his compatriot Lionel Messi from Barcelona.

Juventus appear to be determined to regain the Italian title it has renounced in the last two seasons to neighbors Inter and Milan respectively, with some very powerful signings this summer, most notably the return of French midfielder Paul Pogba, who likely to arrive in Turin on Friday evening, preparing to sign with his new-old team.

Juventus are also looking to turn on Roma midfielder Nicolò Zaniolo while reports indicate he is on track to lose the efforts of Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt who is personally looking to leave and likely his destination will become Bayern Munich, if the latter wants. pay between 80 and 85 million euros for a contract with him.

Source: AFP

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